Tyrant Double Red - Wicked Weed Brewing
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Ratings: 46 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
4.5/5 rDev +8.4%
Pours a dark amber color with a smaller bar pour light tan head. Good lacing from the smaller head though.
Aroma is wonderful caramel and crystal malt hints with a huge west coast hop nose. Huge amount of hops on this one fruity citrus and pine resin.
Taste is sweet caramel malts then bam the hops show up pine but big grapefruit rind appears and lasts through out the finish. Finish is defiantly big C type hops but there are earthy hints and even would almost say pepper notes.
Mouthfeel is a big medium with fairly mellow carbonation suites this beer well.
Overall this is wonderful enjoyed much more then their double IPA that many rave about. Wish I had ordered pint of the Freak and gotten the growler filled with this stuff. Will be getting a growler of this next time if its still on tap. 95 IBU according to the caulk board.
10-12-2013 17:23:45 | More by mntlover
4.25/5 rDev +2.4%
Appearance: Arrives with a copper color capped by an inch of khaki foam; nice lacing action
Smell: Caramel malt balanced by grapefruit and a hint of pine
Taste: Caramel flavors put a stake in the ground but the hops quickly arrive, bringing grapefruit and pine; a bit of cinnamon spice kicks in after the swallow to add complexity
Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation
Overall: The terrific balance between the malt and the hops really makes this one stand out; great job on a style that many brewers flub
06-13-2014 23:25:32 | More by brentk56
Tyrant Double Red from Wicked Weed Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.